The Hexanauplia is a clade proposed by Oakley et al. (2013) that constitutes a class of crustaceans, comprising the Copepoda and Thecostraca.[1] A number of recent phylogenomic studies have not found support for this clade.[2][3][4]

Hexanauplia
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Calanoida
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclass: Multicrustacea
Class: Hexanauplia
Oakley, T.H., J.M. Wolfe, A.R. Lindgren & A.K. Zaharoff, 2013
Subclasses

ClassificationEdit

This taxon is no longer accepted according to the World Register of Marine Species (May, 2022). [5] Copepoda and Thecostraca are now treated as classes in Superclass Multicrustacea, along with classes Malacostraca and Tantulocarida.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oakley et al. 2013". Retrieved 2022-05-16.
  2. ^ "Schwentner et al. 2017". Retrieved 2022-05-16.
  3. ^ "Schwentner et al. 2018". doi:10.1098/rspb.2018.1524. S2CID 52069795. Retrieved 2022-05-16. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. ^ "Lozano-Fernandez et al. 2019". Retrieved 2022-05-16.
  5. ^ WoRMS. "Hexanauplia". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 11 December 2022.
  6. ^ WoRMS. "Multicrustacea". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 11 December 2022.

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